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Blog Entry Google Policy Fellowship Programme: Call for Applications
by Prasad Krishna published May 24, 2012 last modified May 24, 2012 03:38 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is inviting applications for the Google Policy Fellowship programme. Google is providing a USD 7,500 stipend to the India Fellow, who will be selected by August 15, 2012.
Located in Internet Governance
Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference 2
by Prasad Krishna published May 02, 2014 last modified Jun 04, 2014 04:48 AM — filed under:
Yale Law School organized the Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference 2 from May 2 to 4, 2014. Pranesh Prakash participated as a discussant in the session "Speech and Safety Laboratories".
Located in News & Media
Re:publica 2014: Looking for Freedom
by Prasad Krishna published May 08, 2014 last modified Jun 04, 2014 05:37 AM — filed under:
Re:publica in partnership with DAIMLER, Global Innovation Gathering, Microsoft and Science:Lab organized this conference at Berlin from May 6 to 8, 2014.
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Should the censors tighten Savita Bhabhi’s hook?*
by Prasad Krishna published May 02, 2012 last modified May 02, 2012 06:31 AM — filed under: ,
"Should the censors tighten Savita Bhabhi's hook, asks a blog entry published in Churumuri on May 1, 2012.
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Blog Entry Good Intentions, Recalcitrant Text - I: Why India’s Proposal at the ITU is Troubling for Internet Freedoms
by Geetha Hariharan published Oct 28, 2014 last modified Nov 02, 2014 03:13 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
The UN's International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is hosting its Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-14) this year in South Korea. At PP-14, India introduced a new draft resolution on ITU's Role in Realising Secure Information Society. The Draft Resolution has grave implications for human rights and Internet governance. Geetha Hariharan explores.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Arrested for tweeting: Legitimate or Curbing Free Speech?
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 02, 2012 — filed under: , ,
As a man in Puducherry is arrested for allegedly posting on Twitter that MR Chidambaram's son had amassed wealth more than that of Robert Vadra, we discuss whether freedom of speech is absolute.
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Decline in web freedom steepest in India: Report
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 03, 2013 last modified Oct 24, 2013 03:50 AM — filed under: , ,
In a report on the state of internet in 60 countries, Freedom House, a US-based organization, said that in 2013 India saw the "most significant year-on-year decline" in terms of the web freedom.
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Third South Asian Meeting on the Internet and Freedom of Expression
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 13, 2013 last modified Jan 17, 2013 07:16 AM — filed under: ,
Internet Democracy Project, Voices for Interactive Choice & Empowerment and Global Partners & Associates are organizing this event in Dhaka on January 14 - 15, 2013.
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Blog Entry TV versus Social Media: The Rights and Wrongs
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 21, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
For most ordinary Netizens, everyday speech on social media has as much impact as graffiti in a toilet, and therefore employing the 'principle of equivalence' will result in overregulation of new media.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Statutory Motion Against Intermediary Guidelines Rules
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 26, 2012 last modified Apr 03, 2012 09:35 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Rajya Sabha MP, Shri P. Rajeev has moved a motion that the much-criticised Intermediary Guidelines Rules be annulled.
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